Idea College Prep

  • Idea College Prep serves 788 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 82% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 82% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Idea College Prep places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Idea College Prep's student population of 788 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students788 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Idea College Prep's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Idea College Prep is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#2134 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Idea College Prep and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Idea College Prep and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Idea College Prep and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Idea College Prep and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
96%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Idea College Prep and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Idea College Prep and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
White
4%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Idea College Prep and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Idea College Prep and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Idea College Prep.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.080.41
This chart display the diversity score of Idea College Prep and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Idea College Prep and public school graduation rate of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Idea College Prep and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Idea College Prep and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIdea Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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